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Webcast Recap: Book Club Tips & Tricks: Losers, LEGOs and Little Bugs With Renee Newry
Written by Deborah B. Ford
September 07, 2017
On today’s webcast Renee Newry and Kayleigh Hanlin talked about tips and tricks for creating a lively book club experience and shared some of the fall forthcoming books. In addition to providing you with great selections, Junior Library Guild is building resources to help you use these titles. Check out our new JLG Booktalks to Go Fall 2017 LiveBinder. JLG BTG titles are added to our Pinterest board and tweeted out by following Deborah B. Ford. Look for book trailers and archived webcasts on our JLG YouTube Playlists.
Be sure to check out JLG’s September Monthly newsletter for more ideas about building better bookclubs.
This webcast will be archived and posted on the JLG website at a later date. Your certificate of attendance can be reprinted by watching the archived video for at least ten minutes.
Here are the titles from today’s webcast in order of appearance.
CLEMENTS, Andrew. The Losers Club. 240p. Random House. 2017. ISBN 9780399557569. JLG Category: Intermediate Readers (Grades 3-5).
MOORE, David Barclay. The Stars Beneath Our Feet. 304p. Knopf. 2017. ISBN 9781524701253. JLG Category: Advanced Readers (Grades 6-9).
BARDUGO, Leigh. Wonder Woman: Warbringer 384p. Random House. 2017. ISBN 9780399549748. JLG Category: Current Trends High (Grade 9 & up).
MILLER, Sam J. The Art of Starving. 384p. HarperTeen. 2017. ISBN 9780062456717. JLG Category: Mature Young Adult Plus (Grade 11 & up).
FORDE, Patricia. The List. 368p. Sourcebooks Jabberwocky. 2017. ISBN 9781492647966. JLG Category: Fantasy Middle Plus (Grades 5-8).
BAILEY, Linda. The Tiny Hero of Ferny Creek Library. illus. by Victoria Jamieson. 336p. Greenwillow. 2017. ISBN 9780062440938. JLG Category: Intermediate Readers Plus (Grades 3-5).
Contact Today’s Presenters
Renee Newry’s 25 years as a public school educator include 18 years as a librarian. Her ultimate passion is teaching. She found the library to be the perfect forum in which to incorporate her love for reading while integrating technology that motivates and encourage students to seek knowledge, think “outside the box”, and become lifelong learners. As an advocate for strong school libraries, Renee actively participates in the Texas Library Association. She resides in Irving, Texas where she enjoys reading, spending time with friends, and scrapbooking. She is Teacher Librarian at Brandenburg Elementary in Irving ISD.
Kayleigh Hanlin is the Marketing Generalist for JLG. She is the “Jill-of-all-trades,” working not only with other marketing members but several different JLG departments to spread the word about JLG services and outstanding books. She has been an avid reader all her life and currently resides in Columbus, Ohio.